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Francis Clooney, a scholar on on both western and Indian religions, writes in his Hindu God, Christian God: How Reason Help Breaks Down the Boundaries between Religions: Theologically, Mimamsa holds several distinctive positions ... The Veda, a body of oral scripture providing the content and structure of ritual performance, is a primordorial revelation ...


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kumArila bhaTTa talks about such passages in his shlokavartika 5.15.63: The idea common among ordinary people (that the Veda mentions of creation as proceeding from Prajapati) is a mistaken one, caused by certain valedictory passages (praising up certain injunctions). Because when a passage is not duly considered and interpreted together with the passages ...


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